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Scio, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Scio had a population of 883 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Scio is located at latitude 44.7046 and longitude -122.8509 in Linn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Scio (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Linn County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 315 feet.

The City of Scio (GNIS ID: 2411840) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scio population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Scio, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 883
Population in Households 879
Population in Familes 749
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2,352
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $169,697
Average Home Value $201,147


Median Household Income $47,786
Average Household Income $58,258
Per Capita Income $21,016
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 0.85%
Households 1.04% 0.91%
Families 0.99% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Scio, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scio to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 220 42nd
Population Density1 # 104 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 278 27th
Median Household Income # 181 52nd
Per Capita Income # 275 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.